Minister promises adequate power to new industries

Minister promises adequate power to new industries

Minister promises adequate power to new industries
Energy Minister D K Shivakumar on Tuesday promised to provide adequate power supply to the new industries in the state.

Shivakumar was speaking at a convention organised by the Karnataka State Small Industries Development Corporation to highlight its achievements in the last three years. He said the government was ready to offer good infrastructure so that more investors choose the state to set up business.

Claiming that the state was self-sufficient in producing power, he said around 5,000 MW was being produced through solar units. The government was encouraging solar power and a mega solar park was coming up at Pavagad in Tumakuru. The new industrial policy for 2014-2019 had been brought out to provide favourable environment for industries. It had also decided to host Pravasi Bharatiya Divas and new industrial estates at 15 places in the state had been planned, he added.

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